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ACE Makes New Appointments for Its Casualty Business
Mar 13, 2015

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACE Group announced today the appointment of Shaun Oliver to the role of Head of Casualty (Energy and Construction), Asia Pacific. The creation of this new role reflects the rapid growth and ongoing demand within this portfolio of business.

Based in Melbourne, Australia, Shaun will report to Adam Clifford, Regional Head of Casualty for ACE in Asia Pacific and will work closely with underwriters throughout the region. He will be responsible for enhancing the product offerings and growing the portfolio in target industry segments.

Shaun has had an exceptional career with ACE. He joined the company in 2005 as a Casualty Underwriter in Melbourne and progressed to Senior Casualty and Energy Underwriter in 2008. By 2009, he was appointed as Casualty Underwriting Manager, Western Australia and moved to Perth. In April 2012, this role was expanded to include the Asia Pacific Casualty Energy Underwriter position.

Since 2013, Shaun has been managing the Casualty portfolio in Victoria, Tasmania and Western Australia.

“I am excited about the enthusiasm and drive that Shaun will bring to this role, sharing his expertise and experience with colleagues throughout Asia Pacific,” said Adam Clifford, Regional Head of Casualty for ACE in Asia Pacific. “We now look forward to him bringing his underwriting experience, passion and innovative thinking to the new Casualty (Energy & Construction) role.”

Related to Shaun’s new focus in the region, there are three new appointments in the Casualty business for ACE in Australia: Stuart Kerr has moved from being ACE State Manager - Queensland to the role of Casualty Manager – Australia; Trent Jeuring is the new Casualty Underwriting Manager, Western Australia whileMatthew O’Brien has been appointed as Casualty Underwriting Manager, Victoria/Tasmania.

About ACE Group

ACE Group is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 54 countries, ACE provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. ACE Limited, the parent company of ACE Group, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ACE) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. ACE's core operating insurance companies are rated AA for financial strength by Standard & Poor’s and A++ by A.M. Best.



ACE Group
Michele Minjoot, +65-6398-8708
Vice President & Head of Communications, Asia Pacific